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H.J.Res. 57: Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Department of Education relating to accountability and State plans under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965.

About the resolution

Source: Republican Policy Committee

H.J.Res. 57 would disapprove and nullify the rule issued by the Department of Education on November 28, 2016, to implement the accountability, data reporting, and state plan provisions of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).

The bill's sponsors feel that while the Department had authority to issue regulations to implement the law, the regulation contained a number of provisions that significantly expanded the law’s requirements and violated the statute’s prohibitions against overreach by the Secretary. The bill's sponsors also believe that the Obama Administration ...

Sponsor and status

Todd Rokita

Sponsor. Representative for Indiana's 4th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Mar 10, 2017
Length: 1 pages
Introduced:

Feb 1, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Mar 27, 2017

This resolution was enacted after being signed by the President on March 27, 2017.

Law:

Pub.L. 115-13

History

Feb 1, 2017
 
Introduced

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Feb 6, 2017
 
Considered by House Committee on Rules

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the resolution.

Feb 7, 2017
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The resolution was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

Mar 9, 2017
 
Passed Senate

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Mar 27, 2017
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.J.Res. 57 is a joint resolution in the United States Congress.

A joint resolution is often used in the same manner as a bill. If passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and signed by the President, it becomes a law. Joint resolutions are also used to propose amendments to the Constitution.

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